Hairy Cell Leukemia
A chronic lymphoid leukemia, a B-cell disease; the abnormal cell has hairlike cytoplasmic projections on its surface. The disease is easily controlled, and about 10 % of patients never require therapy. In cases where the disease progresses, 5-year survival rate after therapy with cladribine or Interferon-α (IFN-α) is approximately 85 %.
KeywordsSurvival Rate Cancer Research Cell Leukemia Abnormal Cell Hairy Cell Leukemia
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